Author Archives: Rebecca Over

About Rebecca Over

Rebecca has been singing Sacred Harp since 2009 and attends singings across the United Kingdom and Europe. She lives in Ash Vale, United Kingdom.

In Memory of Earlis McGraw, July 27, 1935–June 8, 2016

Editor’s Note: United Kingdom–based singer Rebecca Over fell in love with the songs of the McGraw family soon after she began singing Sacred Harp in 2009. An avid researcher, Rebecca got to know living McGraws such as Earlis during trips … Continue reading

Posted in Friends Who've Gone Before | 1 Comment

In the Footsteps of Lee Andrew McGraw

It was a warm, sunny afternoon in early summer 2009. Sitting in the garden with my brand new copy of The Sacred Harp I was following the advice in the rudiments to open the book at random and say the … Continue reading

Posted in Read the Old Paths | 1 Comment

In Search of Silas Mercer Brown

As some will know I was fortunate enough to retire from work in July 2011, escaping in the nick of time before my employer revised the retirement age upwards by a number of years. What better way to celebrate than … Continue reading

Posted in Read the Old Paths | 5 Comments